Social Development Minister discusses cooperation with his Algerian counterpart

HE Minister of Social Development and Family Maryam bint Ali bin Nasser al-Misnad met with Algerian Minister of National Solidarity, Family and Women’s Affairs Kawthar Kriko, who visited the country as member of the delegation accompanying the Algerian President.
The meeting discussed aspects of joint cooperation between the two countries in areas related to social affairs and family, and ways to strengthen and develop them, especially those related to the creation of mutual exhibitions that support the projects of productive families and women. and building the capacity of managers involved in social protection programs.
HE al-Misnad referred to the memorandum of understanding for cooperation between the two countries in the fields of social development and the family, which was signed in Doha on the sidelines of the visit of Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, stressing the importance of this memorandum for the development of bilateral cooperation in social and family affairs.
HE the Minister added that the Memorandum of Understanding reflects the commitment of the wise leaders of the two brotherly countries to sponsor and support bilateral cooperation in the fields of social development, based on the values ​​of joint responsibility that bind Qatar and Algeria.
For her part, Minister Kawthar Kriko underlined her country’s desire to make every effort to activate the terms of the memorandum of understanding signed, particularly in the areas of transfer and exchange of experience, and the strengthening of capacities in support of social development projects, mainly empowerment initiatives for families, people with disabilities and women.
On the other hand, the Algerian minister visited a number of social institutions in the country, such as the Family Consultation Center (Wifaq), the Shafallah Center for the Disabled and the Center for Social Protection and Reintegration (Aman). to learn about the Qatari experience in social work. In this context, she expressed her admiration for the capacities and services available in these centers for the groups and cases concerned, and the possibility of benefiting from them within the framework of exchanges of experience between the two countries. She said that the services of these centers represent the core of social work which reflects responsibility towards societies.

Joel C. Hicks